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Elderly Woman Dies in Berlin House Fire

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BERLIN, Md.- Authorities are searching for the cause of a house fire in Berlin that killed a woman in her 90s. 

The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office said the blaze was reported shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at a one story home located at 10347 Trappe Road.

Volunteer fire companies from Berlin, Showell, Bishopville, Ocean Pines, Ocean City, and Newark responded to the fire.

Firefighters reported heavy fire conditions upon arrival. The fire was placed under control shortly after 7:30 p.m. 

The victim was located inside the house and transported to Atlantic General Hospital where she later died. Her identity is pending official notification from the Office of the Maryland Chief Medical Examiner. No other injuries were reported.

The house did not have a working smoke alarm or residential fire sprinklers. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Deputy Fire Marshal Hunter Mauk at 410-632-5666, ext. 3 or hmauk@co.worcester.md.us.

 

 

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